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demonstrate
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
demonstrate /'demənstreit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • chứng minh, giải thích
    • bày tỏ, biểu lộ, làm thấy rõ
    • nội động từ
      • biểu tình, biểu tình tuần hành, biểu dương lực lượng
        • to demonstrate in favour of something: biểu tình ủng hộ ai cái gì
      • (quân sự) thao diễn
    Concise Dictionary
    demonstrates|demonstrated|demonstrating'demənstreɪt
    verb
    +show or demonstrate something to an interested audience
    +establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    +provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    +march in protest; take part in a demonstration

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 show, prove, make evident, establish, evince, evidence, exhibit, manifest:
    The increase in arrests demonstrates the efficiency of the police.
    2 display, explain, expose, describe, present; illustrate:
    The salesman demonstrated the new camera for us.
    3 picket, march, parade, rally, protest:
    More than 5000 people demonstrated against the fraudulent election.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    1 ~ sth (to sb) to show sth clearly by giving proof or evidence: [V that] These results demonstrate convincingly that our campaign is working. + [VN] Let me demonstrate to you some of the difficulties we are facing. + [V wh-] His sudden departure had demonstrated how unreliable he was. + [VN to inf] The theories were demonstrated to be false. + [VN that] It has been demonstrated that this drug is effective.
    2 [VN] to show by your actions that you have a particular quality, feeling or opinion
    Synonym: DISPLAY
    You need to demonstrate more self-control. + We want to demonstrate our commitment to human rights.
    3 ~ sth (to sb) to show and explain how sth works or how to do sth: [VN] Her job involves demonstrating new educational software. [also V wh-]
    4 [V] ~ (against sth)
    ~ in favour / support of sth) to take part in a public meeting or march, usually as a protest or to show support for sth
    Synonym: PROTEST
    students demonstrating against the war + They are demonstrating in favour of free higher education.
    Collocation Dictionary
    verb

    1 show

    ADV.

    amply, beyond doubt, clearly, conclusively, convincingly, successfully, well
    Our study demonstrates beyond doubt that the play was written by Shakespeare.
    | adequately | further | easily | elegantly, neatly | empirically, experimentally | graphically, vividly
    This tragedy graphically demonstrates the dangers of walking on the fells after dark.

    PREP.

    to
    The prime minister must demonstrate to the country that he is really in control of his government.

    2 protest

    ADV.

    peacefully

    PREP.

    against
    Campaigners were demonstrating against the slaughter of dolphins.
    | for
    Their objective was to demonstrate peacefully for civil rights.



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